S Akhondzadeh

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Affiliation: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A placebo controlled study of the propentofylline added to risperidone in chronic schizophrenia
    Samarand Salimi
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:726-32. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of petal of Crocus sativus L. and fluoxetine in the treatment of depressed outpatients: a pilot double-blind randomized trial
    Afshin Akhondzadeh Basti
    Department of Food Hygiene, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:439-42. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Cyproheptadine in the treatment of autistic disorder: a double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    S Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 29:145-50. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitude and practice of herbal remedies in a group of infertile couples
    Ladan Kashani
    Infertility Ward, Arash Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Acta Med Iran 51:189-94. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Granisetron as an add-on to risperidone for treatment of negative symptoms in patients with stable schizophrenia: randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study
    Mohammad Reza Khodaie-Ardakani
    Razi Psychiatric Hospital, Welfare Sciences University, Iran
    J Psychiatr Res 47:472-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Nutrients for prevention and treatment of mental health disorders
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran 13337, Iran
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 36:25-36. 2013
  7. pmc Prevalence of obsessive-compulsive disorder in Iran
    Mohammad Reza Mohammadi
    Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Roozbeh Hospital, South Kargar St, 13185 1741, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Psychiatry 4:2. 2004
  8. pmc Frequency of myasthenic crisis in relation to thymectomy in generalized myasthenia gravis: a 17-year experience
    Ali Soleimani
    Division of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Neurol 4:12. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Topiramate prevents ecstasy consumption: a case report
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 19:601-2. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Crocus sativus L. in the treatment of mild to moderate depression: a double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled trial
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Pychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Phytother Res 19:148-51. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint A placebo controlled study of the propentofylline added to risperidone in chronic schizophrenia
    Samarand Salimi
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:726-32. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, results of larger controlled trials are needed, before recommendation for a broad clinical application can be made...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of petal of Crocus sativus L. and fluoxetine in the treatment of depressed outpatients: a pilot double-blind randomized trial
    Afshin Akhondzadeh Basti
    Department of Food Hygiene, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:439-42. 2007
    ..There were no significant differences in the two groups in terms of observed side effects. The present study is supportive of other studies which show antidepressant effect of C. sativus...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cyproheptadine in the treatment of autistic disorder: a double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    S Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 29:145-50. 2004
    ..In this 8-week double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, we assessed the effects of cyproheptadine plus haloperidol in the treatment of autistic disorder...
  4. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitude and practice of herbal remedies in a group of infertile couples
    Ladan Kashani
    Infertility Ward, Arash Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Acta Med Iran 51:189-94. 2013
    ..More importantly, patients did not disclose their use of HRs to physicians. Therefore, physicians should inquire about the use of alternative remedies and provide patients with appropriate information...
  5. doi request reprint Granisetron as an add-on to risperidone for treatment of negative symptoms in patients with stable schizophrenia: randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study
    Mohammad Reza Khodaie-Ardakani
    Razi Psychiatric Hospital, Welfare Sciences University, Iran
    J Psychiatr Res 47:472-8. 2013
    ..Frequency of other side effects was similar between the two groups. In summary, granisetron add-on can safely and effectively reduce the primary negative symptoms of patients with schizophrenia...
  6. doi request reprint Nutrients for prevention and treatment of mental health disorders
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran 13337, Iran
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 36:25-36. 2013
    ..Generally low in adverse effects when taken in therapeutic doses, nutrients can be combined for greater benefits. Further studies are warranted to validate these promising treatments...
  7. pmc Prevalence of obsessive-compulsive disorder in Iran
    Mohammad Reza Mohammadi
    Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Roozbeh Hospital, South Kargar St, 13185 1741, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Psychiatry 4:2. 2004
    ....
  8. pmc Frequency of myasthenic crisis in relation to thymectomy in generalized myasthenia gravis: a 17-year experience
    Ali Soleimani
    Division of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Neurol 4:12. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the long-term impact of thymectomy on rate and severity of these attacks in Iranian patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Topiramate prevents ecstasy consumption: a case report
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 19:601-2. 2005
    ..Antiepileptics/mood stabilizers with glutamate inhibition activity like topiramate may present a promising new approach for challenging the consequence of drug abuse...
  10. ncbi request reprint Crocus sativus L. in the treatment of mild to moderate depression: a double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled trial
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Pychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Phytother Res 19:148-51. 2005
    ..The results of this study indicate the efficacy of Crocus sativus in the treatment of mild to moderate depression. A large-scale trial is justified...
  11. ncbi request reprint A double-blind placebo controlled trial of piracetam added to risperidone in patients with autistic disorder
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran, 13337, Iran
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:237-45. 2008
    ..017, d.f. = 38, P < 0.0001). The results suggest that a combination of atypical antipsychotic medications and a glutamate agent such as piracetam, might have increase synergistic effects in the treatment of autism...
  12. ncbi request reprint Beneficial antipsychotic effects of allopurinol as add-on therapy for schizophrenia: a double blind, randomized and placebo controlled trial
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:253-9. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, results of larger controlled trials are needed, before recommendations for a broad clinical application can be made...
  13. pmc Comparison of Crocus sativus L. and imipramine in the treatment of mild to moderate depression: a pilot double-blind randomized trial [ISRCTN45683816]
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran 13185, Iran
    BMC Complement Altern Med 4:12. 2004
    ..Our objective was to compare the efficacy of stigmas of Crocus sativus (saffron) with imipramine in the treatment of mild to moderate depression in a 6-week pilot double-blind randomized trial...
  14. doi request reprint Sildenafil adjunctive therapy to risperidone in the treatment of the negative symptoms of schizophrenia: a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran 13337, Iran
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 213:809-15. 2011
    ..It has been suggested that phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors such as sildenafil may be effective in the treatment of negative symptoms of schizophrenia...
  15. doi request reprint Saffron in the treatment of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: a 16-week, randomized and placebo-controlled trial
    S Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran Institute of Medicinal Plants ACECR, Department of Neurology, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 35:581-8. 2010
    ..Crocus sativus (saffron) may inhibit the aggregation and deposition of amyloid β in the human brain and may therefore be useful in Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  16. doi request reprint A 22-week, multicenter, randomized, double-blind controlled trial of Crocus sativus in the treatment of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran 13337, Iran
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 207:637-43. 2010
    ..There is increasing evidence to suggest the possible efficacy of Crocus sativus (saffron) in the management of Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  17. doi request reprint A 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of donepezil adjunctive treatment to risperidone in chronic and stable schizophrenia
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1810-5. 2008
    ..The present study indicates donepezil as a potential adjunctive treatment strategy for negative symptoms of chronic schizophrenia...
  18. doi request reprint Added ondansetron for stable schizophrenia: a double blind, placebo controlled trial
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Schizophr Res 107:206-12. 2009
    ..The present study indicates ondansetron as potential adjunctive treatment strategy for chronic schizophrenia particularly for negative symptoms and cognitive impairments...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of ritanserin, a 5HT2A/2C antagonist, on negative symptoms of schizophrenia: a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled study
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1879-83. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, results of larger controlled trials are needed, before recommendation for a broad clinical application can be made...
  20. ncbi request reprint Celecoxib as adjunctive therapy in schizophrenia: a double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled trial
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran 13337, Iran
    Schizophr Res 90:179-85. 2007
    ..The results of this study suggest that celecoxib may be an effective adjuvant agent in the management of patients with chronic schizophrenia and anti-inflammatory therapies should be further investigated...
  21. doi request reprint Clinical trial of adjunctive celecoxib treatment in patients with major depression: a double blind and placebo controlled trial
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Centre, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Depress Anxiety 26:607-11. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present investigation was to assess the efficacy of celecoxib as an adjuvant agent in the treatment of major depression in a six-week double blind and placebo controlled trial...
  22. doi request reprint Double-blind placebo-controlled trial of pentoxifylline added to risperidone: effects on aberrant behavior in children with autism
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Centre, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran 13337, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:32-6. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to access the effects of pentoxifylline plus risperidone in the treatment of autistic disorder...
  23. ncbi request reprint Allopurinol as an adjunct to lithium and haloperidol for treatment of patients with acute mania: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Bipolar Disord 8:485-9. 2006
    ..This study assessed the efficacy and safety of risperidone as an adjunctive agent to lithium and haloperidol for the treatment of acute mania in hospitalized bipolar patients...
  24. pmc Zinc sulfate as an adjunct to methylphenidate for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children: a double blind and randomized trial [ISRCTN64132371]
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Pychiatric Research Centre, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran 13185, Iran
    BMC Psychiatry 4:9. 2004
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this study is the first double blind and placebo controlled clinical trial assessing the adjunctive role of zinc in ADHD...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cyproheptadine in treatment of chronic schizophrenia: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    S Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 24:49-52. 1999
    ..We undertook a trial to investigate whether the combination of haloperidol with cyproheptadine, a relatively safe serotonin-blocking agent was more effective than haloperidol alone...
  26. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal synaptic plasticity and cognition
    S Akhondzadeh
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Institute of Medicinal Plants, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 24:241-8. 1999
    ..Therefore, the possibility of the discovery and development of compounds that, by modulating hippocampal synaptic plasticity, would be useful for the management of dementia and amnesia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevention of muscimol-induced long-term depression by brain-derived neurotrophic factor
    S Akhondzadeh
    Institute of Medicinal Plants, Tehran, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 23:1215-26. 1999
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Is it time to have another look at lithium maintenance therapy in bipolar disorder?
    S Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 23:1011-7. 1999
    ..In addition, the percentages of manic episode after lithium therapy were much greater than before that. 4. The results indicate that it is worth re-examining the efficacy of lithium in bipolar disorders...
  29. ncbi request reprint Dipyridamole in the treatment of schizophrenia: adenosine-dopamine receptor interactions
    S Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Avenue, Tehran 13334, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 25:131-7. 2000
    ..We undertook a pilot trial to investigate whether the combination of haloperidol with dipyridamole, an uptake inhibitor of adenosine, was more effective than haloperidol alone...
  30. ncbi request reprint Double-blind randomized controlled trial of baclofen vs. clonidine in the treatment of opiates withdrawal
    S Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Avenue, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 25:347-53. 2000
    ..However, accumulating evidence in rats shows the efficacy of the GABAB receptor agonist, baclofen, in reducing alcohol intake and self-administration of cocaine...
  31. ncbi request reprint Passionflower in the treatment of generalized anxiety: a pilot double-blind randomized controlled trial with oxazepam
    S Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Avenue, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 26:363-7. 2001
    ..Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) is a folk remedy for anxiety. A double-blind randomized trial compared the efficacy of Passiflora incarnata extract with oxazepam in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder...
  32. ncbi request reprint Passionflower in the treatment of opiates withdrawal: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    S Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Avenue, Tehran 13334, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 26:369-73. 2001
    ..We present the results of a double-blind randomized controlled trial of clonidine plus passiflora extract vs. clonidine plus placebo in the outpatient detoxification of 65 opiates addicts...
  33. ncbi request reprint Potentiation of muscimol-induced long-term depression by benzodiazepines but not zolpidem
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar, Tehran 13334, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:1161-6. 2002
    ..The results suggest that the potentiation of muscimol-induced LTD by diazepam or chlordiazepoxide and the lack of this effect by zolpidem may explain their different cognition impairment profiles...
  34. ncbi request reprint Diazoxide in the treatment of schizophrenia: novel application of potassium channel openers in the treatment of schizophrenia
    S Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 27:453-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of the present investigation was to assess the efficacy of diazoxide, as an adjuvant agent in the treatment of schizophrenia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Lavandula angustifolia Mill. tincture and imipramine in the treatment of mild to moderate depression: a double-blind, randomized trial
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, No 29 39th Street, Gosha Street, Tehran 14479, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 27:123-7. 2003
    ..The main overall finding from this study is that lavandula tincture may be of therapeutic benefit in the management of mild to moderate depression as adjuvant therapy. A large-scale trial is justified...
  36. ncbi request reprint Double-blind comparison of fluoxetine and nortriptyline in the treatment of moderate to severe major depression
    S Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 28:379-84. 2003
    ..The objective of this double-blind study was to compare the efficacy and safety of fluoxetine and nortriptyline in patients with moderate to severe major depression...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive estrogen treatment in women with chronic schizophrenia: a double-blind, randomized, and placebo-controlled trial
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, and Institue of Medicinal Plants, Tehran, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 27:1007-12. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, results of larger controlled trials are needed before recommendation for a broad clinical application can be made...
  38. ncbi request reprint Selegiline in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children: a double blind and randomized trial
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Avenue, Tehran 13334, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 27:841-5. 2003
    ..In addition, a tolerable side effect profile may be considered as one of the advantages of selegiline in the treatment of ADHD...
  39. pmc Ritanserin as an adjunct to lithium and haloperidol for the treatment of medication-naive patients with acute mania: a double blind and placebo controlled trial
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Pychiatric Research Centre, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran 13185, Iran
    BMC Psychiatry 3:7. 2003
    ..In this 6-week double blind, placebo controlled study involving moderate to severe manic patients, we assessed the effects of ritanserin plus haloperidol in combination with lithium...
  40. pmc Melissa officinalis extract in the treatment of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: a double blind, randomised, placebo controlled trial
    S Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:863-6. 2003
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of Melissa officinalis extract using a fixed dose (60 drops/day) in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease...
  41. ncbi request reprint Salvia officinalis extract in the treatment of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: a double blind, randomized and placebo-controlled trial
    S Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Institute of Medicinal Plants, Iranian Academic Centre for Education, Culture and Research, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 28:53-9. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of Salvia officinalis extract using a fixed dose (60 drops/day), in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, over a 4-month period...
  42. ncbi request reprint Baclofen versus clonidine in the treatment of opiates withdrawal, side-effects aspect: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    S A Ahmadi-Abhari
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Avenue, Tehran 13334, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 26:67-71. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: We conclude that, the low incidence of hypotension with baclofen suggests that the drug may be suitable for outpatient ambulatory treatment of withdrawal from opiates...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hydro-alcoholic extract of Crocus sativus L. versus fluoxetine in the treatment of mild to moderate depression: a double-blind, randomized pilot trial
    A A Noorbala
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Avenue, Tehran 13337, Iran
    J Ethnopharmacol 97:281-4. 2005
    ..The results of this study indicate the efficacy of Crocus sativus in the treatment of mild to moderate depression. A large-scale trial is justified...
  44. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of theophylline compared to methylphenidate for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents: a pilot double-blind randomized trial
    M R Mohammadi
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 29:139-44. 2004
    ..In addition, a tolerable side-effect profile is one of the advantages of theophylline in the treatment of ADHD. Nevertheless, our study is small and our results would need to be confirmed in a larger study...
  45. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mirtazapine and fluoxetine in the treatment of major depressive disorder: a double-blind, randomized trial
    H Amini
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 30:133-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and tolerability of mirtazapine and fluoxetine treatment in a sample population consisting of Iranian patients suffering major depressive disorder...
  46. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of selegiline add on therapy to risperidone in the treatment of the negative symptoms of schizophrenia: a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled study
    Afshar Amiri
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hum Psychopharmacol 23:79-86. 2008
    ..This study was designed to investigate the effect of selegiline added to risperidone as augmentation therapy in patients with chronic schizophrenia and prominent negative symptoms in an 8 week, double blind and randomized clinical trial...
  47. doi request reprint Crocus sativus L. (saffron) in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome: a double-blind, randomised and placebo-controlled trial
    M Agha-Hosseini
    Infertility Center of Dr Shariati Hospital, Vali Asr Reproductive Health Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BJOG 115:515-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this double-blind and placebo-controlled trial was to investigate whether saffron (stigma of Crocus sativus L.) could relieve symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)...
  48. doi request reprint The effect of mirtazapine add on therapy to risperidone in the treatment of schizophrenia: a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Seyed Hesameddin Abbasi
    Research Unit, Tehran Heart Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Schizophr Res 116:101-6. 2010
    ..The present study indicates mirtazapine as a potential combination treatment strategy for chronic schizophrenia particularly for negative symptoms...
  49. ncbi request reprint Crocus sativus L. (petal) in the treatment of mild-to-moderate depression: a double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled trial
    Esmail Moshiri
    Department of Anesthesiology, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, and Pychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Phytomedicine 13:607-11. 2006
    ..The results of this study indicate the efficacy of petal of C. sativus in the treatment of mild-to-moderate depression. A large-scale trial is justified...
  50. ncbi request reprint Modafinil as a treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in children and adolescents: a double blind, randomized clinical trial
    Shahrokh Amiri
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran 13337, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:145-9. 2008
    ..The results of this study indicate that modafinil significantly improved symptoms of ADHD and was well tolerated and it is beneficial in the treatment of children with ADHD...
  51. ncbi request reprint Correlation between testosterone, gonadotropins and prolactin and severity of negative symptoms in male patients with chronic schizophrenia
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, South Kargar Street, Tehran 13337, Iran
    Schizophr Res 84:405-10. 2006
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Herbal medicine in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 21:113-8. 2006
    ..This paper reviews the clinical effects of a number of commonly used types of herbal medicines for the treatment of AD...
  53. ncbi request reprint Cyproheptadine in treatment of autism
    S S Gudarzi
    Department of Psychiatry, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, 16179, Tehran, Iran
    Eur Psychiatry 17:230-1. 2002
  54. ncbi request reprint Allopurinol as adjunctive therapy in intractable epilepsy: a double-blind and placebo-controlled trial
    Mansoureh Togha
    Neurology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Sina Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Med Res 38:313-6. 2007
    ..In this double-blind randomized, placebo-controlled trial, we assessed the antiepileptic effect of allopurinol as an adjuvant agent in 38 patients with refractory epilepsy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide and peroxynitrite serum levels in Parkinson's disease: correlation of oxidative stress and the severity of the disease
    L Kouti
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Centre, School of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:964-70. 2013
    ..The relationship of serum levels of these oxidants with the severity of the disease [evaluated by the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS)] is not established...
  56. ncbi request reprint Artificial neural networks in prediction of bone density among post-menopausal women
    M Sadatsafavi
    Research Development Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:425-31. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: nonstimulant medication approaches
    Mohammad Reza Mohammadi
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, South Kargar Street, Tehran 13337, Iran
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:195-201. 2007
    ..This review focuses on etiology, assessment and treatment of ADHD, in particular alternative treatment approaches with various nonstimulant agents, especially atomoxetine...
  58. ncbi request reprint Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: etiology and pharmacotherapy
    Ahmad Ali Noorbala
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 9:374-80. 2006
    ..This review focuses on etiology, assessment, and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder...
  59. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant-like effect of magnetic resonance imaging-based stimulation in mice
    Hadi Rokni-Yazdi
    Department of Radiology and Imaging, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences TUMS, Keshavarz Blvd, Tehran 14197 33141, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:503-9. 2007
    ..We examined whether the two routine diagnostic protocols of MRI [T1 and echo planar diffusion weighted imaging (EPI-DWI)], have antidepressant-like effects in an animal model of depression...